The Stem Cell Technology and Regenerative Medicine course from University of Nottingham content has been designed in consultation with stem cell experts and potential employers in biotechnology, academia, industry and bodies regulating stem cells, to provide the necessary expertise to compete in an ever changing world.
This is the original and longest-running MSc Stem Cell Technology course in the UK; it has been providing a unique blend of interdisciplinary expertise to students.
The course is 12 months full-time study from October to September, of which 40% is lab-based.
Taught modules comprise cell and molecular biology, embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells, adult stem cells, clinically-relevant regenerative medicine, ethics of stem cell technology, translational technologies for stem cells.
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The MSc in Stem Cell Technology will provide you with a diverse range of practical skills and vocational knowledge. Students who have completed the course are in the position to use the expertise gained to follow a number of varied career paths.
Career possibilities include:
This course comprises five taught modules:
and a research project:
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You are advised to apply as soon as possible as places are limited and courses may become full.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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